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Public Information Statement
Issued: 2:04 PM EDT Jul. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... NWS meteorologists currently surveying storm damage near
Ashford in Windham County CT...

The National Weather Service office in Boston/Norton MA is
currently conducting a storm survey for the area near Ashford in
Windham County CT. The survey is in relation to the severe
thunderstorm that moved through the area on 7/17/18.

Preliminary results have determined that there was an EF-0
tornado that briefly touched down west of Ashford Lake. Peak winds
were estimated between 80 and 85 mph with an approximate width of
225 yards. The length of the tornado path was about 0.4 miles
long and on the ground for approximately 1 minute. The tornado
touchdown time was around 4 PM.

A final assessment including results of the survey are expected
to be completed and transmitted via a public information
statement by 6 PM.

The storm survey information will also be available on our
website at http://www.Weather.Gov


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204 PM EDT Wed Jul 18 2018

... NWS meteorologists currently surveying storm damage near
Ashford in Windham County CT...

The National Weather Service office in Boston/Norton MA is
currently conducting a storm survey for the area near Ashford in
Windham County CT. The survey is in relation to the severe
thunderstorm that moved through the area on 7/17/18.

Preliminary results have determined that there was an EF-0
tornado that briefly touched down west of Ashford Lake. Peak winds
were estimated between 80 and 85 mph with an approximate width of
225 yards. The length of the tornado path was about 0.4 miles
long and on the ground for approximately 1 minute. The tornado
touchdown time was around 4 PM.

A final assessment including results of the survey are expected
to be completed and transmitted via a public information
statement by 6 PM.

The storm survey information will also be available on our
website at http://www.Weather.Gov


Hmf/lc

For the latest updates, please visit our webpage at
www.Weather.Gov/Boston

You can follow US on facebook at
www.Facebook.Com/nwsboston